Nomination of John E. Krings To Be Director of Operational Test and Evaluation of the Department of Defense
The President today announced his intention to nominate John E. Krings to be Director of Operational Test and Evaluation, Department of Defense. This is a new position.
Mr. Krings has been with the McDonnell Aircraft Co. since 1956 and is presently serving as Director of the United States Navy-United States Marine Corps Group Program. Previously he was Director of Flight Operations (1980-1983) and a test pilot (1956-1980). He served in the United States Air Force in 1952-1956 and in the Air National Guard in 1956-1960.
He graduated from Louisiana State University (B.S., 1952). He was born April 2, 1930, in Pittsburgh, PA, and now resides in Arlington, VA.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of John E. Krings To Be Director of Operational Test and Evaluation of the Department of Defense Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259696